Jaylan Salah, Contributing Writer

Jaylan Salah is an Egyptian poet, translator, two-time national literary award winner, animal lover, feminist, film critic, and philanthropist. Jaylan’s first book was titled “Thus Spoke La Loba” a short story collection that explores sexuality, gender, and issues of identity; which was published in 2016 by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Culture after winning a national prize, coming first place and gaining critical acclaim. One of her poems “Poof, Vagina” won first prize in the “Bleed on the Page” competition held by “Prose.com.”  Her first poetry book “Workstation Blues” will be published with PoetsIN; a publishing house with a purpose to destigmatize mental illness and support international artists.